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Mediation & Law

Basic Mediation and Conflict Resolution Skills: 40 Hours

Register by January 20th and receive a $50 Early Bird Discount.

Howard Community College offers this 40-hour training, which provides a comprehensive overview of conflict resolution and intensive/interactive mediation skills building and satisfies the training requirement for designation by Maryland Circuit Courts as a mediator. Training involves small group discussions and exercises, coached role playing, videos, and lecture. Manual provided. Please bring lunch for Saturday sessions. Instructor Barbara Blake Williams has a private practice and has served as court-appointed mediator for several courts. She holds an M.P.A. in public administration, M.Ed. in counseling, and a J.D. 4.0 CEUs.

Tuition: $925 (includes $740 in fees*)
Thu, Fri & Sat (see Sat hours below) Feb 03-Feb 19 6:30PM-9:45PM Online XI-114 7920 #8843
Saturday classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Paralegal Certificate Program I

Earn a Continuing Education Certificate of Completion for Professional Development. Discover what it takes to start a paralegal career. Students will discuss legal terminology, analysis, briefs, and explore contract law. This introductory level course does not fill any prerequisites for certification. After you register, please create an online account and enroll on our partner website: This is where you will access the course. This class is offered monthly; for the start dates of upcoming months, contact

Tuition: $190 (includes $160 in fees*)
Feb 09-Mar 18   Online XO-304 4321 #9899
May 18-Jun 24   Online XO-304 4342 #9904
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* Fees not eligible for waiver.
** Tuition and fees not eligible for waiver for XE courses.
(S) = Supplies needed. Instructor will provide list at first class.
(T) = Textbook recommended or required. Purchase at HCC Bookstore or online before first class.

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